Yass Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Yass (2582) is a suburb of Regional NSW, Central Tablelands, New South Wales. It is about 237 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Yass is in the federal electorate of Hume.

In the 2011 census the population of Yass was 6,328 and is comprised of approximately 51.5% females and 48.5% males.

The median/average age of the population of Yass is 39 years of age.

86.0% of people living in the suburb of Yass were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.5% England, 0.9% New Zealand, 0.4% Netherlands, 0.4% Germany, 0.3% Scotland, 0.3% Vietnam, 0.3% United States of America, 0.2% Philippines, 0.2% China , 0.2% Ireland, 0.2% South Africa, 0.2% India, 0.1% Canada, 0.1% Syria.

91.7% of people living in Yass speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.8% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.8% Other, 0.4% Vietnamese, 0.3% Dutch, 0.3% Arabic, 0.2% German, 0.2% Spanish, 0.2% Other , 0.2% Croatian.

The religious makeup of Yass is 30.5% Catholic, 27.7% Anglican, 16.9% No religion, 9.0% Religious affiliation not stated, 6.1% Uniting Church, 2.6% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.7% Christian, nfd, 1.5% Baptist, 0.6% Other religious affiliation , 0.6% Lutheran.

52.3% of people are married, 29.0% have never married and 7.9% are divorced and 3.0% are separated. There are 391 widowed people living in Yass.

62.0% of the people living in Yass over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 28.5% are working on a part time basis. Yass has an unemployment rate of 3.0%.

The main occupations of people living in Yass are 16.7% Professionals, 15.7% Technicians & trades workers, 14.9% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.6% Managers, 12.2% Community & personal service workers, 10.7% Labourers, 8.8% Sales workers, 6.6% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.8% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Yass work in are 17.8% Public administration and safety, 11.0% Retail trade, 10.8% Health care and social assistance, 10.6% Construction, 8.3% Accommodation and food services, 7.4% Education and training, 5.8% Professional, scientific and technical services, 3.9% Transport, postal and warehousing, 3.8% Agriculture, forestry and fishing.

33.9% of homes are fully owned, and 38.0% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 23.9% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $630 per week and the median household income is $1293 per week.

The median rent in Yass is $250 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1800 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Yass postcode 2582

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